Pipeline Technical Director
Being a pipeline TD is all about helping your team be successful. In this position, you’ll lead the charge on designing and developing custom tools to help everyone else get their work done faster and better.
As you can probably guess, being a pipeline TD means you need extensive knowledge about how pipelines work from beginning to end. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to tell when a pipeline isn’t running smoothly and work to figure out what sort of tools you can create to keep the pipeline running.
Since there’re a lot of people in a typical pipeline, you’ll often be expected to interact and interpret the needs of various artists along the pipeline.
What you should learn…
APIs for your studio’s tools (e.g., Maya, NUKE, etc.)